If you like chocolate, you will love this beer. Nearly 2 lbs. of crystal malt, paired with chocolate, debitterized black and carapils meld with 24 tablespoons of cocoa powder to make this a perfect marriage of beer and chocolate. We suggest Wyeast 1728 Scottish Ale yeast to add enough sweetness to balance the unsweetened chocolate. Want to kick it up a notch? Add a hint of raspberry flavoring. Note that this recipe calls for 1.5 cups of Cocoa Powder which is not included in the kit, but can be purchased at your local grocery store. Don't pick hot chocolate mix though!
Complete instructions are included with the beer kit. Our instructions include target gravity levels, hop addition times, suggested and required equipment lists, and all the important brewing steps! If you need any help, you can just call us!
All of our extract kits come with malt extract, hops, specialty grains (pre-crushed), grain bag, instructions, and yield 5 gallons of delicious homebrew. Yeast is not included but we've provided a selection of recommended yeast (liquid and dry) that you can add to your order in the drop downs above. Clarifying agents (i.e. Irish moss) and priming sugar can be purchased separately.
|Kit Yield:||5 Gallons|
|Alcohol by Volume (ABV):||4.7 - 5.4%|
|Intl. Bittering Units (IBUs):||23 - 31|
|Standard Ref. Method (SRM - Color):||45 - 47|
|Original Gravity:||1.052 - 1.056|
|Final Gravity:||1.014 - 1.017|
|Yeast Starter Suggested?||No|
|Beer Kit Instructions:||Click Here »|